Why Waste Food Like This?

Since the start of the pandemic we’ve had a chance to prove what utter asshats we can be. We’ve also proved that NOT being an asshat is possible. Take it away, Ted! Toilet paper – it was the thing that proved human asshattery knows few limits, almost a year ago now. People proved the Politics … Read more

New: Linkdumps

I’ve started a new thing, just an idea but I may keep it up. I read a LOT during the average month, and most of it doesn’t make it to this site as articles. But I save links that are too interesting to lose sight of but I’m not wanting to turn into articles. I’ll … Read more

Throwing Figures Around

So this happened, someone who’s chafing under the totalitarian yoke of having to wear a mask, not spread COVID-19 far and wide, and keep their fellow humans safe, mentioned that “COVID-19 – it’s just a flu” and I think she personally won’t be our cleaner any more. I’ll call her Karen, for no reason. . … Read more

No Money In It Before?

Technological innovation is being deployed to health systems in all sorts of ways. I’ve now encountered a range of health apps, and heard of even more either available or in the last stages of development. My GPs and specialists consult with me over the telephone or via a video meeting, and they can now send … Read more

Postcard From The Edge

The other edge, though – our local government area (LGA, or Shire as they were/are also known) has had eleven cases of COVID-19 since records began, our largest outbreak was four at one time, and the last case reported cleared up almost five weeks ago. What That Says For The World: We have around 37,000 … Read more

The One Thing About Flu Shots

(What I Saw Today.) Flu shots are almost contactless. You rock up to the parking lot at the medical center at an appointed time. Then a doctor. Comes out. And gives you the flu shot. Just wind down your window, confirm who you are, show a shoulder, receive a flu shot. A nurse could do … Read more